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    Hybrid Air Bearing XZ Positioning System

    This hybrid air bearing XZ positioning system uses H2W air bearing linear stepper motor STS-1220-AP4T (horizontal axis) and voice coil positioning stage VCS05-060-LB-01-MH (vertical Z-axis). The horizontal Air Bearing Linear Stepper motor has a 38.0 in [965 mm] stroke and generates 12.0 lbs [53.1 N] of continuous force. It is ...

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  • image of Low Power Voice Coil Actuator for Cryogenic Environments

    Low Power Voice Coil Actuator for Cryogenic Environments

    H2W Technologies has developed a high force non-commutated DC linear actuator, otherwise known as a direct drive voice coil actuator, designed specifically for use in cryogenic environments.  Material choice and design parameters were implemented such that the motor can operate without degradation or damage when placed in a cryogenic environment

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    Linear Servo Brush-Type Amplifier

    Linear amplifiers allow the current to flow continuously to the motor which prevents any dead-band issues that occur in many PWM type amplifiers. Additionally, linear amplifiers have low EMI, and no audible noise that also can be found in many PWM type amplifiers.

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  • image of Voice Coil Actuator Usage in Ventilators

    Voice Coil Actuator Usage in Ventilators

    For several years H2W has been manufacturing voice coils that have been custom designed for the medical industry. Voice coils have been desirable for applications such as ventilators because of their compact design and high-speed capabilities coupled with their sliding contact bearing system, which allows for high lifetime, high cycle, and a desirable MTBF in the system.

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  • image of Long Travel and High Torque Rotary Voice Coil Actuators

    Long Travel and High Torque Rotary Voice Coil Actuators

    The model TWR-034-800-1RC was designed to allow for a relatively low moving mass and inertia, as well as a long rotary stroke of 34 degrees [0.59 radians] on a 11.4” [290 mm] arm, which equates to a travel of 6.75 inches [171.5 mm] which is long travel for this style of actuator, which typically restrained to an equivalent linear travel of 2 inches [50.8 mm]

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    Two Axis X-Theta Positioning System

    A two axis X-Theta positioning system ideal for precision motion control applications that require coordinated linear and rotary positioning. The 2 axis system consists of a rotary DC servo motor with encoder mounted to a moving brushless linear motor driven positioning stage.

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    Five-Meter Long Stroke Single Piece Extrusion Stage

    The DRS-206-05-012-01-EX dual rail positioning stage is ideal for applications that require long travel distances. It uses a cog-free brushless linear motor to generate a continuous force of 12.4 lbs [55.6 N] and a peak force of 37.4 lbs [167 N] with a total stroke length of 210 in [5341 mm].

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  • image of Compact Voice Coil Positioning Stage

    Compact Voice Coil Positioning Stage

    H2W Technologies introduces a high acceleration, voice coil driven, positioning stage with a sliding contact bearing system, which allows for high lifetime, high cycle, and a desirable MTBF in the system.

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    Redundant Coil Voice Coil

    In the case where an actuator is installed in a location where access is limited or where downtimes may be costly, there is a need for redundancy in a voice coil. A redundant voice coil comes with multiple coils and is designed to operate with equal performance in each of ...

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  • image of Low Profile XY Voice Coil Positioning Stage

    Low Profile XY Voice Coil Positioning Stage

    H2W Technologies introduces a high acceleration, voice coil driven, XY positioning stage with a precision bearing system, which minimizes the amount of pitch, yaw, and roll in the system. The voice coil stage ( VCS06-010-BS-01-MXY ) is a closed loop positioning system that can be used for positioning applications. The ...

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    Unlocking the Linear Motion Specification Query

    Every motion control problem begins with a need to move a certain payload over a certain distance. However, there are many types of moves possible, and determining the right motion control solution may require some calculations to match the specifications found on a given motors data sheet.

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    Closed Loop Linear Stepper Stage

    The LSS-016-04-006-01A-ME is a revolutionary new series of low profile linear stepper positioning stage that integrates an absolute linear encoder into the single-axis linear stepper motor stage to operate the linear stepper motor as a 2-phase brushless linear motor.

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    Hollow Shaft Voice Coil Actuator

    H2W introduces its most compact moving magnet actuator with a hole through the shaft. The voice coil actuator (NCM01-04-001-2IBH) can be operated under either open or closed loop position control and is ideal for controlled sinusoidal motion applications.

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    Compact Linear Induction Motor

    H2W engineers have developed a compact Linear Induction Motor (LMAA-04-01) that can generate 47 N at a 10% duty cycle. Operating at 208VAC, 60 Hz, the synchronous velocity of this LIM is 180 in/sec [4.5 m/s].

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  • image of What is a Voice Coil Actuator?

    What is a Voice Coil Actuator?

    A voice coil actuator, also known as a non-commutated DC linear actuator, is a type of direct drive linear motor. The name “voice coil” comes from one of its historically first applications: vibrating the paper cone of a loudspeaker.

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  • image of Single Rail Positioning Stage H-Gantry

    Single Rail Positioning Stage H-Gantry

    H2W Technologies’ latest single rail positioning stage H-gantry design is an open frame XY positioning system. It has two bottom parallel axes with one cross axis connecting the two (H-gantry)...

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  • image of XYZ Voice Coil Positioning Stage

    XYZ Voice Coil Positioning Stage

    H2W Technologies designed the VCS20-20-03-MC-01-XYZ as a 3-axis positioning solution where compact size and cost were important. Using voice coil motors, instead of 3-phase brushless linear motors, significantly reduced the overall size, weight, and cost of the system.

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  • image of Dual Feedback Voice Coil Positioning Stage

    Dual Feedback Voice Coil Positioning Stage

    The VCS20-020-CR-01-MC-F3K voice coil positioning stage has dual feedback capability. It can operate either under closed loop position control with force monitoring or closed loop force control with position monitoring.

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    Six Axis Linear and Rotary Positioning Stage

    Our latest six-axis positioning stage design consists of three rotary motors, with encoders, each mounted to three independently moving linear axis. It is ideal for applications that require independent multiple motions on a single travel plane.

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  • image of Frameless Brushless Torque Motor

    Frameless Brushless Torque Motor

    H2W has developed an unhoused arc segmented frameless brushless torque motor (TWR-070-410-1150-3PH) with low inertia moving coil assembly for high angular acceleration applications.

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  • image of Linear Motion Calculator Android App

    Linear Motion Calculator Android App

    To help our customers understand their motion requirements and translate them into acceleration and force values, H2W Technologies has developed an Android application that solves linear motion calculations...

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  • image of Miniature Voice Coil Actuators

    Miniature Voice Coil Actuators

    H2W Technologies offers miniature versions of both our moving coil and moving magnet voice coil actuators. Additionally, we offer custom designed solutions to meet your application specifications.

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    Linear Motor: How It Works?

    A linear motor should be thought of as rotary electric motor that have been cut along a radial plane and unrolled. The resultant motor is a direct drive linear electric motor that can produce linear motion without the need of pneumatic, hydraulic cylinders, or translation of rotary to linear motion with the use of belts or screws.

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  • image of Galil Closed-Loop Stepper Motor Performance Gains

    Galil Closed-Loop Stepper Motor Performance Gains

    H2W can integrate an optional linear encoder onto our standard single-axis linear stepper stage. When coupled with a state-of-the-art motion control electronics package provided by Galil, the 2 phase linear stepper motor operates as a closed loop 2-phase brushless linear motor.

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    New Linear Motion Calculator

    H2W understands that there can be confusion when it comes to trying to determine how much force and acceleration is necessary to achieve your desired motion profile.

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  • image of Polynoids

    Polynoids

    With the recent acquisition of the Baldor linear motion product line, H2W Technologies now manufactures an extensive line of AC polynoid linear actuators.

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  • image of Air Bearing Linear Motor Positioning Stage

    Air Bearing Linear Motor Positioning Stage

    H2W introduces its latest high precision air bearing linear positioning stage ( ABS-012-12-030-X ). The ABS series stage incorporates five magnetically preloaded air bearings for both load carrying and lateral guidance. The base of stage is constructed using a lapped granite surface plate and the lateral guidance is controlled by ...

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  • image of XZ Brushless Linear Motor Stage

    XZ Brushless Linear Motor Stage

    H2W introduces a high acceleration, brushless linear motor driven, XZ positioning stage gantry for controlled dual axis motion profiles of customer supplied payloads.

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    New Website Launch

    Welcome to our new, redesigned website - built from the ground up with our customers in mind. It's the easiest and fastest way to find and order the products you need.

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  • image of Two Axis Voice Coil Stage

    Two Axis Voice Coil Stage

    H2W's dual headed voice coil positioning Stage (VCS15-050-LB-01-MC-2) is a high precision two axis positioning system for high end motion control applications.

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  • image of Z Theta Gantry

    Z Theta Gantry

    H2W introduces an integrated SR series linear positioning stage with an integrated closed loop servo theta stage for two axis linear / rotary motion control applications.

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  • image of Hollow Shaft Non-Commutated Actuator

    Hollow Shaft Non-Commutated Actuator

    H2W introduces its most compact moving magnet actuator with a hole through the shaft. The voice coil actuator (NCM02-05-005-4JBH) can be operated under either open or closed loop position control and is ideal for controlled sinusoidal motion applications (1 to 1000 Hz for open loop applications and 1 to 125 Hz for closed loop applications).

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  • image of Balanced Spring Mass Linear Actuator

    Balanced Spring Mass Linear Actuator

    H2W introduces its most compact balanced spring mass actuator. The voice coil actuator (NCM02-05-005-4JBL) can be operated open loop and is ideal for controlled sinusoidal motion applications.

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  • image of High Force Voice Coil Positioning Stage

    High Force Voice Coil Positioning Stage

    H2W introduces its highest force voice coil positioning stage to date. The voice coil positioning stage (VCS06-500-CR-01-MC) is a closed loop system that can be used for high force positioning applications.

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  • image of High Velocity Hybrid XY Stepper Gantry

    High Velocity Hybrid XY Stepper Gantry

    This revolutionary new series of single axis linear stepper stages, which are also integrated in a variety of XY gantries, integrate a linear encoder into each single-axis linear stepper motor stage to operate the linear stepper motor as a 2-phase brushless linear motor, when coupled with state-of-the-art motion control electronics package provided by H2W.

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